A federal judge in California has blocked President Trump’s executive order to cut funding from sanctuary cities that don’t extended their cooperation to U.S. immigration officials.

U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick issued the ruling Monday in suits brought by San Francisco and Santa Clara districts. According to the judge, Trump can’t determined new conditions on spending approved by Congress.

The judge has hitherto put a temporary hold on the executive order.

The Trump administration has appealed that decision to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

The Associated Press contributed to this report .

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